Advance Care Planning: It's About the Conversation (1-hour) Educational Session

Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

21 min Average

Advance Care Planning: It's About the Conversation (1-hour) Educational Session

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family discussing advanced health care planningPresented by a registered nurse, this one-hour session will teach participants about advanced care planning. Advance Care Planning is a process of understanding, reflecting on, and discussing future medical decisions. All adults should think about, discuss and create an Advanced Care Plan, regardless of age and current health status. Having an advance care plan is truly a gift for yourself and others.

What is advanced care planning? 

  • Understanding your healthcare treatment options
  • Clarifying your healthcare goals 
  • Weighing options about the kind of care you would want or not want 
  • Choosing a health care agent who can speak for you if you cannot speak for yourself 
  • How to communicate your wishes with your family, friends and healthcare provider 
  • Handouts on the topic will be available for participants at the end of the session. 


Please complete your registration online by clicking the "Register Now" button above.

Additional Information

  • This program will be held at the Meriter Business Center and is being offered in partnership with the Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation. 
  • You are welcome to bring your lunch.
  • There is no charge for this program, but advanced registration is required. 
  • To cancel your registration, please contact the Women’s Health Education Department at (608) 417-8446 or